Porter County Incumbent Sheriff David Lain has entered the 2010 primary
election race this morning in honor of his mother’s 86th birthday.
Lain will be taking on W. “Chip” Yanta in the Democrat May 4 primary. Yanta
filed last week.
Lain said he was looking forward to staying in public service and
complimented his staff. “It’s an honor to be placed in this position,” he
In other filings this week, Portage Township Assessor Maureen “Mae”
Wendrickx, a Democrat, filed for Porter County Assessor.
The filing deadline is at noon Feb. 19 for the May primary.
The following is the up-to-date list, as of this morning, of the candidates
who filed either in the Voter Registration Office for county and township
races or with the Indiana Secretary of State for federal or state offices.
An “inc.” after a candidate’s name signifies the incumbent. The Tribune will
update the list throughout the filing period.
U.S. Rep. 1st District: Peter J. Visclosky (inc.)
State Senate 4th District: Karen Tallian (inc.)
State Rep. 10th District: Charles Chuck Moseley (inc.)
Porter Superior Court, III: Julia M. Jent (inc.)
County Clerk: Pamela Mishler Fish (inc.)
County Auditor: James Kopp (inc.); Vicki Urbanik
County Assessor: Maureen “Mae” Wendrickx
County Coroner: Billy J. Coker; Ronald A. Reed; Nancy Satterlee; Robert L.
County Recorder: Debby Dean Malik
County Sheriff: David Lain (inc.); W. “Chip” Yanta
County Council, 1st District: Robert Poparad (inc.)
County Council, 2nd District: Jeremy Rivas
County Council, 4th District: Marylyn Johns (inc.)
Westchester Township Trustee: Suzanne Phillbrick (inc.)
Westchester Township Board (three seats): William Cantrell (inc.)
Jackson Township Trustee: Janice Meyers (inc.)
Jackson Township Board: Frank O’Reilly (inc.)
Portage Township Trustee: Brendan Clancy; Jack D. Jent
Portage Township Board (three seats): Edward Momola (inc.); Ken Gillie;
Terry L. Whitten; Larry Widener (inc.)
U.S. Rep. 1st District: Adam A. Dombowski, Mark Leyva, Robert Pastore,
U.S. Rep. 2nd District: Jack Edward Jordan; Jackie Walorski.
County Sheriff: Ralph G. Levi
County Coroner: J. Clinkenbeard; Chuck Harris
County Assessor: Gail D. Hudson
County Recorder: Jon Miller
County Council, 3rd District: Karen Conover (inc.)
County Council, 4th District: James Polarek
Westchester Township Board: John Canright (inc.)
Jackson Township Board: Ronald A. Bishop (inc.); Judith Guernsey (inc.)
Liberty Township Board: Jacquelyn Sterling (inc.), Edward W. Seykowski
Pine Township Board: Tom Lipinski (inc.)
Portage Township Trustee: Joyce Webster (inc.)
Portage Township Board: Ed Carlisle, Harold Gresham, Joseph (Joe) Wszolek
Center Township Trustee: Charles William Conover (inc.)
Center Township Board: Stephen Buck (inc.), Doug Miller, Michael Simpson
Washington Township Trustee: Lynn Ross (inc.)
Washington Township Board: Fran Samuelson (inc.)
Morgan Township Board: Lee Kleist
Pleasant Township Trustee: Jean Oelhman (inc.)
Boone Township Trustee: Russell “Rusty” Franzman (inc.)
Porter Township Board: Keith F. Hall